The hockey star from Sundargarh district in Odisha has been a regular feature in the Indian team after making a comeback in 2017 and has been part of some of the biggest feats in recent years.
The Indian men's hockey team rewrote history by claiming an Olympic medal after 41 years.
While Australia has been a hockey powerhouse after the 1980s, reigning Olympic and world champions Belgium took the game by storm in the last 10 years by finishing runners-up in 2016 Rio and then winning the gold in Tokyo Games.
The Indian men's hockey camp returned from the Games with a bronze, defeating Germany in a thrilling third-place play-off and sparking a nationwide celebration.
The Indian team drastically raised hopes of its first Olympic medal since 1980 by beating Britain in the quarterfinals here on Sunday.
PV Sindhu became only the second Indian and the country's first woman to win two Olympic medals, securing a bronze after a straight-game win.
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Debutant boxer Lovlina Borgohain and the Indian men's hockey team were the only positives for the Indian contingent on day 4 of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics while the Indian shooters endured yet another disappointing day.
Despite Mary Kom's heartbreaking exit from the pre-quarters, in a nutshell, it was an impressive day 6 for the Indian contingent at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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After a fighting 3-2 win over New Zealand in their campaign opener, the Indians were completely steam-rolled 1-7 by world no.1 Australia in their second game.